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Be patient, you’re in for a long post. This is both an abbreviated post-mortem on BeachPress 2013, and the official BeachPress announcement for BeachPress 2014. It’s like Christmas and New Year’s, all wrapped up in a nice little sale. 10 more words


Malaise in March

The early days of March promised an exciting and action-packed month. On the first two days of March, I was on a ski trip to Zao, a resort I have never visited before, and stayed at an old lodge that was taken over by a fun, young and genuinely hospitable snow-loving couple. 839 more words


Sunrises and Snowstorms: A weekend trip through Matsushima and Zao

Recently on several of my posts and uploads I have mentioned the fact that I have been incredibly caught up in work recently. With lots of special events planned for the students during the run up to graduation time here in Japan, things have been busy and a bit sentimental as we get ready to celebrate the graduations of 6th and 9th graders (the latter graduated this past Thursday). 1,870 more words



In metal, we deal with the crap name better than most style fanatics. We can’t help it, we’ve been swimming around a smelly sea of awful monikers for decades. 170 more words